5355.000 Tricliceras Thonn. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Stems often bristly. Stipules usually 0. Inflorescences scapose or axillary, of 1-many-flowered racemes. Calyx tube cylindric. Petals pale yellow to scarlet or brick-red, rarely white, with a small ligule opposite the insertion. Stamens 5, 3 longer than the other 2. Capsule linear or narrowly ellipsoid, resembling a siliqua.

Worldwide: 12 species in warm parts of Africa

Caprivi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesContent
glanduliferum (Klotzsch) R.Fern.Description, Image
lobatum (Urb.) R. Fern.Description, Image
longepedunculatum (Mast.) R. Fern. var. longepedunculatum Description, Image
schinzii (Urb.) R. Fern. subsp. schinzii var. juttae (Dinter & Urb.) R. Fern.

Other sources of information about Tricliceras:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Tricliceras
Flora of Malawi: Tricliceras
Flora of Mozambique: Tricliceras
Flora of Zambia: Tricliceras
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tricliceras

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tricliceras
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tricliceras
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tricliceras
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tricliceras
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tricliceras

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Tricliceras.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=984, retrieved 23 January 2020

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